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Beyond the game, Wilt Chamberlain’s legacy lives on in the charitable spirit he stood for, the scholarships he made possible, and in you. The Wilt Chamberlain Memorial Fund invites you to carry on his legacy—and start your own.

College is Calling

Each year, the Wilt Chamberlain Memorial Fund awards scholarships to students attending two- or four-year institutions. These scholarships are designed to help deserving students meet the full cost to attend college.

Scholarship Program

The Wilt Chamberlain Memorial Fund Scholarship Program is available to high school seniors with financial need who are furthering their studies in the fall at a four-year college or university, a two-year community college, or a vocational school. This competitive scholarship includes:

  • Up to $5,000 per year to attend a four-year accredited undergraduate school; up to $2,500 per year to attend an accredited community college or vocational school
  • Award may be used for the student’s educational expenses, including tuition, living expenses, books and required fees.
  • Ability to pursue any area of study
  • Mentoring support during and after the transition to post-high school schooling

Larger than Life

20,000 points. 4 MVP Awards. 2 World championships. But more impressive than the numbers was the man behind them. Wilt Chamberlain didn’t just change the game, he changed the lives of those around him. Through his Memorial Fund, his legacy lives on today.

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